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Books in English

A History of the Early Gamga Monarchy and Jainism, Ankita Pustaka, Bangalore, 1999, XLIV+ 88 pages.

The Later Gamgas and Mandali Thousand, Ankita Pustaka, Bangalore, 1999, XXII + 28 + 112 pages. 

Apropos of Vikramaditya VI, and Jainism, Tumkur, 1999, 64 pages.

Jina Parshva Temples in Karnataka, Siddhantakirti Granthamale, Hombuja, Karnataka, 1999, XX + 32+ 72 pages.

Jaina Corpus of Koppala Inscriptions XRayed, Ankita Pustaka, Bangalore, 1999, VIII + 12 + 76 pages.

A History of the Rashtrakutas of Malkhed and Jainism, Ankita Pustaka, Bangalore, 2000,  XVI + 44 + 312 pages.

Opulent Candragiri, Shravanabelagola, 2001, 2006, XVI + 68 pages.

Indra in Jaina Iconography, Siddhantakirti Granthamale,  Hombuja, 2002, XX + 16 + 96 pages. 

Jinendra Stavana, Shravanabelagola, 2003.XVI + 48 pages (Foreword by Prof. John E. Cort and blurb by Dr. Paul Dundas). 

Manastambha: Jaina Pillar of Eminence, CVG Chandru Publication, Bangalore, 2004,  98 pages. 

Bahubali and Badami Calukyas, Shravanabelagola, 2005, XXIV + 310 pages.

Stories of Abhayakumara, K.S. Muddappa Smaraka Trust, Bangalore, 2008, XVI + 90 pages (Foreword by Prof. Nalini Balbir, University of Paris-3, France).

Morphology of Jaina Architecture, Shravanabelagola, 2008, XVI + 172 pages and more than 200 illustrations (Foreword by Dr. Peter Flugel, London University, SOAS).

Shravanabelagola Through Ages, Rajajinagara, Bangalore, 2008, 24 pages.

Spectrum of Sarasvati : Shrutadevi, Shravanabelagola, 2009, 112 pages. 

Padmaraja Pandita, K.S. Muddappa Smaraka Trust, Bangalore, 2009, XII + 68 pages.

Rāshṭrakūṭas: Revisit, K.S. Muddappa Smaraka Trust, Bangalore, 2010, 418 pages.

 

Books in Kannada

Nāgaśrī, Karnatak Sahakari Prakasan, Bangalore, 1965, 1975, 1985, 1995, 143 pages. [A novel based on the story of Sukumāra, a mythological hero in Jaina narrative literature]

Paiyavara Muru Nātakagaḷu, Bhandarkar's College, Kundapur, 1967, 20 pages. [Critical assessment of the three plays of M. Govinda Pai]

Rāman, C.V., Mysore University, 1968, 48 pages. [Brief biography and introduction to the life and researches of Noble Laureate Sir C.V. Raman]

Sri Saṃbhavasāgara Mahārājara Jīvana Carite, Sri Paccaṇṇa, Gowribidnur, 1968, 82 + vii pages. [Travelogue of Śrī 108 Sambhavasāgara Munijī]

Mūraneya Mamgarasa, Prasaranga, Mysore University, Mysore, 1968, 89 + vii pages. [Introduction on the poet Mamgarasa (1505 CE) and his poems the Śrīpāla Carite, Prabhaṃjana Carite, Nemijineśa Carite, Nemijineśa Saṃgati, Samyaktvakaumudi, and Sūpaśāstra in Kannada]

Vaḍḍārādhane, Prasaramga, Mysore University, 1968, 1973, 68 pages. [An introduction to the study of Vaḍḍārādhane, a popular Kannada prose work of the early 9th century]

Ajātaśatru (with Kalle Sivottama Rao), Hind Vidyarthi Yuvaka Sammelan, Bangalore, 1968, 1971, 150 pages. [Biography of Babu Rajendra Prasad, First President of Independent India] 

Ātmatattva vicāra (Translation), Ratnakara Mandali, Bangalore. 1971, 180 + viii pages. [Summarizes the pravacanas (preachings) of Śrīmad Vijayalakṣmaṇasūrijī]

Gaḍināḍu Gāndhi (with Kalleśivotthamarao) Hind Vidyarthi Yuvak Sammelan. Bangalore, 1974, 106 pages. [Biography of Khan Abdul Gaffarkhan, a patriot who had the epithet of Gadinādu Gāndhi, Gandhi of the Border” (between India and Pakistan)]

Mahāvīra (with Kamala Hampana), Himamsu Prakasana, Bangalore, 1974, 160 pages. [Biography of Mahāvīra, reconstructed  purely on historical perspective]

Sāmgatya Kavigaḷu, Bangalore University, 1975, 2010, 228 + iii pages. [Life and works of poets who wrote in Sāmgatya, a four-lined metre in Kannada language, from the 15th to the 19th c.]

Vīrajinendra Carite (Translation), Rajyasri Prakasana, Bangalore, 1975, 142 pages. [Kannada translation of the Hindi Book Vīra-Jiṇinda-cariu edited by Hiralal Jain and A.N. Upadhye, Bhāratīya Jñānapīṭha, Delhi. Published on the occasion of Mahāvīra’s 2500 year's Nirvāṇa Mahotsava]

Govinda Pai (with Kāvyajīvi), Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1976, 1981, 2009, 106 + iv pages. [Biography of Manjesvara Govinda Pai, Kannada writer and research scholar of 20th century, an illustrious persona]

Yaksha Yakshiyaru,Candrasāgaravarṇi Granthamale & Sapna Book House, Bangalore, 1976, 2008, 208 + 12 pages. [Detailed study of the Yaksha cult, its genesis in Digambara and Śvetāmbara sects. Illustrated with 144 pictures]

Savyasāci Pampa, Vivekodaya Granthmale, Gudibamde, 1976, 1981, 1985, 1994, 202 + vii pages. [Historical novel on the life of Pampa, the greatest Kannada poet of the tenth century CE]

Phaṇikumāra Kathā Sāhitya, Candrasagaravarni Granthamale, Bangalore, 1977, 175 + 12 pages. [Comparative study of the story of Nāgakumara alias Phaṇikumāra, Dhirodātta hero in Jaina narrative literature. The Nāyakumāra Cariu of the Apabhraṃśa poet Puṣpadanta and similar Kannada and Sanskrit stories are examined].

Kammaṭada Kiḍigaḷu, Vagdevi Enterprises, Mysore, 1980, viii + 290 pages. [Articles on the etymology and semantic shades of rare words which figure in ancient Kannada classics].

Karnātaka mattu Jainadharma, IBH Prakasan, Bangalore, 1981, 1983, 48 pages. [An introduction to the Jaina imprints on Karnataka in various fields, with relevant illustations. A book for the general readers]

Gommaṭa Bāhubali, Bapko Prakasana, Bangalore, 1981, 48 pages. [Research  book on Bāhubali images]

Sammeḷana Adhyaksharugaḷu, Karnataka Government, Bangalore, 1983, 328 pages. [Biography of the presidents of Kannada annual Literary conference held at different places].

Gokāk V.K., Bangalore University, 1984, 66 + viii pages. [A brief introduction to the life and woks of V.K. Gokak, a celebrated Kannada and English author of the 20th century]

Akāśa Jānapada, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1985, 64 + 16 pages. [Deals with  folk-beliefs regarding the planets]

Karnātakada Jātregaḷu, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1985, 84 + viii pages. [Narrates the traditional rural festivals and their importance]

Upādhye, A.N., Sravanabegola, 1986, 48 pages. [Life and works of Professor A.N. Upadhye, a Prakrit and Sanskrit scholar of eminence] 

Viṣṇuvardhana-Vijayāditya-Kīrtivarma, Prasaramga, Bangalore University, 1986, 72 + viii pages. [Reconstruction of the life and travels of prince V.V. Vijayaditya as recorded in his contemporary inscriptions]

Nāgacandrana Kāla-Sthaḷa, Anugraha Prakasan, Bangalore, 1989, 80 + xvi pages. [Collection of available material for tracing the chronology of the teachers of poet Nāgacandra who wrote two classics, the Mallināthapurāṇa and the Rāmacandracarita Purāṇa (s.a. Pampa Rāmāyaṇa) in campū style]

Nāgacandra-Itivrutta, Vidyanidhi Prakasan,  Gadag, 1992, 92 + 20 pages. [Reconstruction of the life and chronology of the poet Nāgacandra (1100 CE), his brothers, sons and grandson's based on extant inscriptional and corroborative literary evidence]

Cinnadagari, Jilla Sahitya Sammelana, Kolara, 1992, 31 + vi pages. [Full text of Hampana's speech as President of the Literary Conference held at Cikkaballapur on the 18th and 19th of January 1992]

Kavi Bandhuvarma: Jijnāse, Vidyanidhi Prakasan, Gadag, 1993, 148 + 4 pages. [Critical assessment of the life and works of poet Bandhuvarma (1160 CE), a major poet who has written two classics in campū style: the Jivasambodhane (Speaking to Soul) and Harivaṃśābhyudaya (Elevation of the dynasty of Hari).

Nenapinamgaḷadalli Māsti, T.S.V. Smaraka Grantha Male, Mysore and Sapna Book House Bangalore, 1993, 208, 80 + xxxii pages. [Profile of the personal life of Masti Venkatesa Iyengar alias Srinivasa, a major author of 20th century Kannada literature]

Attimabbe, Karnataka Sahitya Academy. Bangalore, 1994, 56 + viii pages, [Biography of the famous lady Attimabbe (950-1016 CE) who commissioned 1501 temples in the tenth century. This book has been translated into Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Rajasthani, Tamil, Telugu and Tuḷu languages]

Śāsanagaḷalli Eraḍu Vamśagaḷu, Mumbai University, 1995, 76 pages. [Introduces the accomplishments of two feudatory families -- the Sagaras or Maṇaleyars, and the Vāji vaṃśa -- as recorded in their inscriptions]

Kavivara Kāmadhenu, Ratnatraya Prakasan, Mysore, 1996, 138 + vi pages. [Reconstruction of the life and deeds of the celebrated lady Attimabbe who encouraged men of letters and created job opportunities for skilled artists. She had performed seven miracles]

Sacitra Hombuja, 1997, viii + 40 (plates) + 52. [Pictorial introduction to the history of Hombuja, famous and ancient pilgrimage centre in Sivamogga district]

Sāmtararu : Ondu Adhyayana, Siddhantakirti Granthamale, Hombuja Kshetra, 1997, 380 + xx pages. [Historical description of the Sāmtara Royal dynasty who ruled as feudatories for a thousand years with Hombuja as their capital]

Vaḍḍārādhane mattu Jānapada, Karnataka Janapada & Yakshagana Academy, Bangalore, 1997, xv + 55 pages. [Deals with the folk elements found in the Vaḍḍārādhane]

Koppaḷa Śāsanagaḷu, Ratnatraya Prakashana, Mysore, 1998, 190 pages. [Contains 60 Kannada  inscriptions discovered and edited by Hampana. These inscriptions belong to the period between the 8th century and 14th century]

Śāsanagaḷalli Basadigaḷu, Ratnatraya Prakasana, Mysore, 1998, xii + viii + 32 pages. [Brief history of Jain temples as recorded in the inscriptions of Karnataka, from the 5th century onwards. Arhageha, Arhadāyatana, Arhad Devāyatana, Arhat Parameshthi Caityālaya, Cediya, Caityalaya, Jinageha, Jinanāthāvasa, Jinanilaya, Jinabhavana, Jinamandira, Tīrtheśavāsam, Basadi Koyilvasadi etc., are the words used in inscriptions to denote a Jain temple].

Śāsanagaḷalli Jaina Tīrthagaḷu, A. Samtirajasastry Trust, Bangalore, 1998, 76 pages.  [Brief survey of Jaina Tīrthakṣetras recorded in the inscriptions of Karnataka]

Yāpanīya Samgha, Prasaramga, Kannada University, Hampi, 1999, viii + 156 pages. [Description of the origin and development of the Yāpanīya Samgha, a forgotten Jaina Sect which was active more in Karnataka between the 3rd and 12th c. of the current era]. 

Vaḍḍārādhane: Samagra Adhyayana, CVG Publications, Bangalore, 1999, 400 pages.  [Thesis submitted to Bangalore University and awarded PhD. A Comprehensive research on the dimensions of the Vaḍḍārādhane, or the Ārādhanā Karṇāṭa ṭīkā of the early 9th century]

Akkana Basadi,  Jaina Adhyana Samste, Sravaṇabelagoḷa, 2000, 28 pages. [Narrates the architecture of Akkana Basadi, a magnificent Jaina temple built by a lady Aciyakka in 1181 CE at Sravaṇabeḷagola]

Cāru Vasamta, Lakshmi Mudranalaya, Bangalore, 2003, 256 + xii pages. [A Khaṇḍakāvya (long poem) on the deeds of Cārudatta, a romantic hero of the Jaina tradition, conceiving the theme as relevant to modern times].

Samskruti Isiri, Kannada Samskriti Department Publication, Bangalore, 2003, 54 + 58 pages. [A survey of the glory of Karnataka in all allied disciplines]

Penugoṇḍe : Jaina Kṣetra, P.P. Dharma Samsthe, Tumkur, 2004, 98 pages + 38 pages of illustrations. [Historical description of the Jaina pilgrimage site Penugoṇḍe in Andhra Pradesh]

Bāhubali : Rūpa, Svarūpa, Viśvarūpa, 2006, CVG Publications, Bangalore, 2006, 156 pages. [Narrates the historical development of Bāhubali cult in Prakrit, Sanskrit and Kannada literatures, and discusses iconographic differences between the Digambara and Śvetāmbara  descriptions of Bāhubali. Richly Illustrated]

Guruvibhutige Namo (ed.), Rashtrakavi Kuvempu Pratishthana, Kuppali, 2009, 212 pages. Anthology of articles written by different writers on the rare qualities of Poet-Laureate K.V. Puttappa alias Kuvempu, the greatest Kannada author of the 20th century].

Dānacintāmaṇi Attimabbe, IBH Prakasan, Bangalore, 2010, x + 162 pages. [Re-revised edition of an earlier book on the life and achievements of Attimabbe (950-1015 CE), an illustrious lady in the period of the Kalyana Calukyas]

Kuvempu Kurita Cimtanegaḷu, Sundara Prakashana, Bangalore, 2010, 90 pages. [It is a collection of six articles of criticism on the life and works of Poet-Laureate Kuvempu, a major poet of 20th century Kannada literature].

Mahāpurāṇa, Kāntāvara Kannada Samgha, 2010, 64 pages. [An overview of the Sanskrit Mahāpurāṇa written by Jinasena (770-870) and Guṇabhadra (820-98). It also has pages devoted to a critical assessment of the Sanskrit Ādipurāṇa of Jinasena in comparison with the Kannada Ādipurāṇa of Pampa (941 CE).

 

Books on Linguistics

Drāviḍa Bhāshāvijnāna, D.V.K. Murthi, Mysore, 1966, 498 + xvi pages; 1976, 464 + xxii pages; 1991, 458 pages; 1994; 2006, 288 pages. [Earliest book in Indian Languages on Dravidian Linguistics. Deals with the phonology, morphology, and syntax of Dravidian Languages, incorporating the researches of Robert Caldwell, M.B. Emeneau, T. Burrow, Jules Bloch, Kamil Zvelebil and M.S.Andronov]

Bhāratada Bhāshāsamasye
, Hind Vidyarthi Yuvaka Sammelan, Bangalore, 1968, 33 + vii pages. [Explains the importance of mother tongue in the face of challenges from English]

Bhāshāvijnāna
, D.V.K. Murthy, Mysore, 1968, 352 + xx pages. [Introduction to the study of general linguistics]

Drāviḍa Samkhyā Vācakagaḷu
, Prasaramga, Bangalore University, 1973, 46 + iv pages. [Reconstructing the Proto form of Dravidian numerals,  deals with its distribution and development in the Dravidian languages]

Bhāshe
, Rajajinagar, Bangalore, 1973, 54 + iv pages. [Discusses in detail many definitions of  “what is language”, in the light of latest discussions on the subject. A primer for College students]

Bhāshā Vijnānigaḷu
, Pragati Printers and Publishers, Bangalore, 1980, 392 + iv + ii pages. [Short biographical sketches of famous linguists and Grammarians. Book for general readers]

 

Collections of selected writings by Hampana

Hesarina Sogasu, D.V.K. Murthy, Mysore, 1974, 1975, 1978, 80 + xiv pages. [Numerous  essays]

Hampana Ayda Prabandhagalu,
Cetana Book House, Mysore, 1993, 1996, 135 pages. [Anthology of selected essays]

Candrakoḍe
, Kannada University, Hampi, 1997, 676 + xvi pages. [Anthology of 65  research articles based on epigraphs]

Ananya
, Kannada Pustaka Prādhikara, Bangalore, 2003, 240 pages. [Collection of 20 research articles] 

Kaḍegolu
,Prasaramga, Kannada University, Hampi, 2007, 10 + 266 pages. [Anthology of 29 articles on miscellaneous subjects]

Mūlacūla
, Karnataka Sahitya Academy, Bangalore, 2009, 276 pages. [Collection of 28 articles on different topics, published earlier in literary journals]

 

Edited Books

Pampabhārata Samgraha (with N. Basavārādhya, Mitra A.R),  Prācya Kāvya Prakaśana Mandira, Bangalore, 1964, 1969, 2002, 180 pages. [Abridged edition of the Vikramārjuna Vijayam or Pampa Bhāratam, the greatest epic in Kannada language written by Mahākavi Pampa who completed the poem in 941 CE]

Bharateśa Vaibhava (Brahmappa, G & Kamala Hampana), Attimabbe Prakasan & Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1967, 2003, 120 + 765 pages. [Edition of the Bharateśa Vaibhava mahākāvya, an epic poem of the poet Ratnākaravarṇi  (1505). It consists of 10, 000 verses in Sāmgatya metre]

Jayanrupa Kāvya Samgraha, Harshavardhana Prakashana, Bangalore, 1967, 80 + LI pages. [Abridged version of the Jayanrupa kāvya by poet Mamgarasa (1505) with a detailed introduction by Hampana]

Kannaḍada Mūvaru Kaṭṭaḷugaḷu, Hind Vidyarthi Yuvaka Sammela, Mallesvaram, Bangalore, 1968, 65 pages. [Brief biography of Kengal Hanumantayya, former Chief minister, D. Javaregouda, former Vice-chancellor, and Rajkumar, most popular film actor]

Kuvempu-Jośi, Hind Vidyarthi Sammela, Bangalore, 1969, 58 + xii pages. [Brief introduction to the life and works of Kuvempu and Umaśankar Joshi, the Joint Awardees of the Jnanapitha National Award in 1968]

Nenapina Hottage, Kolara Jille Sahitya Sammelana samiti, Bamgarapete, 1970, 200 pages. [Proceedings of the literary Conference held at Bamgarapete in Kolar District in 1970]

Dhanyakumāra Carite, Candra Sagāravarṇi Granthamale, Bangalore, 1973, 62 + 51 + xiv pages.  [Kannada poem of poet Adiyappa (16th century) composed in Sāmgatya metre. It deals with the deeds of Dhanyakumāra, a folk-hero in Jaina narrative literature]

Apratimavīra Caritre (Co-editor Vardaraja Rao, G.), Pathya-pustaka Vibhaga, Education Department, Bangalore, 1975, 185 + viii pages. [Popular Edition of the Apratimavīracarite, a treatise on poetics, by poet Tirumalārya (1645-1706), court poet of king Cikkadevaraja Odeyar (1672-1704)]

Divyadhvani, Govt. of Karnataka, 1975, 380 + 27 + viii pages. (Ed. Hampana). [A souvenir published on the eve of 2500 years of Nirvana of Mahavira. It contains 55 articles in Kannada, one  in English, and nine in  Hindi] 

Kelavu Nompiya Kathegaḷu, Vivekodaya Granthamale, Gudibande, Kolar District, 1976, 88 + viii pages. [Anthology of ten Jaina Vrata-kathas called nompi stories]

Sāḷva Bhārata, Prasaramga, Bangalore University, 1976, 746 + XCVI pages. [Full Text of the Neminātha Carite alias Sāḷvabharata written by poet Sāva (1485 CE), written in ṣaṭpadi i.e., six-lined metre]

Nāgakumāra Ṣaṭpadi, Prasaramga, Bangalore University, 1977, 1044 pages. [Kannada poem of poet Bommaṇa (1740 CE) consisting of 2988 verses in ṣaṭpadi metre. The poem narrates the deeds of Nāgakumāra, a popular hero in Jaina mythology. Nāgakumāra alias Phaṇikumāra is one of the 24 Kāmadevass in the Digambara tradition]

Ratnākarana Hāḍugaḷu, Rajajinagar, Bangalore, 1979, 200 + xxiii pages. [Unique collection of Kīrtanas or devotional songs composed by Mahākavi Ratnākaravarṇi (1505 CE) who is more known for his epic the Bharateśa Vaibhava of 10,000 verses]

Beḷagāvi Sāhitya Sammelana, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1980, 644 + 12 pages. [Proceedings of the All India Kannada Literary Conference held at Belgaum District head Quarters in Karnataka. Noted literary icon Basavaraja Kaṭṭimani Presided over the Conference]

Dharmasthala Sāhitya Sammelana, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1980, 456 + viii pages. [Proceedings of the 51st National Kannada Literary Conference held at Dharmasthala a famous pilgrimage centre in Tulunadu in March 1979]

Jānapada Adhyayana Vicara Samkiraṇa, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1980, 127 + iv pages. [Proceedings of a Seminar on Folklore organized in 1980].

Cikkamagaḷūru Sāhitya Sammelana, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1981. [Proceedings of the 53rd National Kannada Literary Conference held at Cikkamagalur District Head Quarters in Karnataka, in 1981].

Neminātha Purāṇa (with Kulkarṇi, R.V), Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1981, vol. I, 480 pages, vol. II, 522 pages. [New Edition of the Nemināthapurāṇam, a Kannada poem by the poet Karṇaparya (1130 CE), a biography of Neminātha, the 22nd Tīrthaṃkara]

Janapada Kalāvidara Sūci, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1982, 776 pages. [Classified addresses of 145 varieties of Folklore artists in Karnataka. Based on the collection of material from 9500 villages by 32 folklorists]

Maḍakeri Sāhitya Sammelana, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1982, 500 + vii pages. [Proceedings of the National Kannada Literary Conference held in 1981 at Madikeri, District Head Quarters in Karnataka]

Sāmtipurāṇam (with Prose Translation to each verse), Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1982, 554 + 199 pages. [Full text of the Śāntipurāṇam of poet Ponna (965 CE), one of the triad in Kannada literature, who was bestowed with the title of kavi-cakravarti (poet emperor) by the Rashtrakuta emperor Krishna III ( 935-65 CE).

Sirasi Sāhitya Sammelana, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1982, 512 + 16 + xii pages. [Proceedings of the National Kannada Literary Conference held in 1982 at Sirasi Taluka in Uttara Kannada Jille].

Kaivāra Sāhitya Sammelana, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1984, 278 + vi pages. [Proceedings of the National Kannada Literary Conference held at Kaivāra in Kolar District in March 1984]

Ananadara Ayda Kathegaḷu, Kannada-Culture Department, Bangalore. 1985, 258 + viii pages. [Anthology of eleven short stories of Ananda, a popular writer] 

Sadāśivara Hanneraḍu Kathegaḷu, Directorate of Kannada and Culture, Bangalore, 1985, 192 + vi pages. [Anthology of twelve short stories by Sadāśiva, noted short-story writer]

Bīdar Sāhitya Sammelana,1 Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1986, 464 + xii pages. [Proceedings of the 57th National Kannada Literary Conference held at Bidara District Head Quarters in Karnataka in 1985]

Amrutasrī (with Nagaraja Rao, C.K.), Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1988, 198 + viii + xvi pages. [Anthology of articles on the history and development of  Kannada Sahitya Parishat, 95 years old premier literary and cultural organization in Karnataka]

Candrasāgaravarṇiya Krutigaḷu (with Sivaṇṇa, S.), Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, 1989, 208 + xxxii pages. [Popular edition of some works of poet Candrasāgaravarṇi alias Brahmaṇamka, a prolific author of the 18th century]

Vaḍḍārādhane, Bangalore University, 1993, 166 + vi + 222 pages. [Full text of the earliest extant (800 CE) Kannada prose work by Bhrājiṣṇu. Though the title of the work was Ārādhanā-Karṇāṭa-ṭīkā, it is more popular under the name Vaḍḍārādhane]

Tattvārtha Sūtrānugata Karṇāṭa Laghuvrutti, Siddhāntakirti Gramthamāle, Hombuja, 1994, 197 + xxx pages. [Earliest extant commentary in Kannada language, on Umāsvāti’s Tattvārthasūtra. The Kannada scholiast pontiff Divākaranandi (11th century CE) has rendered it into Kannada with a simple vrutti in prose. He has also quoted 235 Prakrit gāthās] 

Hombuja Sāsanagaḷu (with Manjunath, M.G.), Siddhantakirti Granthamale, Hombuja, 1997, 146 pages. [Anthology of inscriptions of Hombuja Kshetra. Prose translation of the inscriptions meant to help the readers to understand the historical and literary importance of these records]

Jaina Kathā Kośa (with Kamala Hampana, Padmaprasād, Sarasvati Vijayakumar), Kannada Viśvavidyalaya, Hampi, 1997, 808 + xvi pages. [Matchless treasury of Jaina stories translated into modern Kannada from Ardhamāgadhī, Apabhraṃśa, Śaurasenī, Māhārāṣṭrī, Sanskrit and Old Kannada sources. It contains about 350 stories. Exhaustive and comparative introduction by Prof. Hampana]

Koppaḷa Sāsanagaḷu, Ratnatray Prakasana, Mysore, 1998, 180 pages. [Anthology of newly discovered lithic records by Hampana at Koppala, an ancient Jaina site]

Pampa, Karnataka Sahitya Academi, Bangalore, 1998, 100 pages. [Abridged edition of the Vikramārjuna Vijayam (Pampabhārata) and the Ādipurāṇam of poet Pampa (941CE) with brief introduction] 

Nompiya Kathegaḷu, Prasaramga, Kannada University, Hampi, 2001, 449 + xx pages. [Anthology of 84 Vrata-kathās which are most popular in Kannada as nompi stories. Edited by Hampana with the help of palm leaf manuscripts with an exhaustive  introduction describing historical, socio-cultural, religious, linguistic and literary aspects. Contains a useful Appendix]

Ponna-Kamalabhava Sampuṭa, Prasaramga, Kannada University, Hampi, 2006, 828 + XLII pages. [Full text edition of the Śāntipurāṇam of poet Ponna (965 CE), and the Śāntīśvarapurāṇaṃ of poet Kamalabhava (1235), the two famous campū classics]

Ranna Sampuṭa, Prasaramga, Kannada University, Hampi, 2006, 324 + XLII pages. [Full text of the Ajita-purāṇa-tilakam and the Sāhasa-bhīma-Vijayam of poet Ranna (950-1010 CE), one of the three Jina-samaya-dīpaka (Illuminators of Jaina faith) poets of the tenth century Kannada literature. The other two are Pampa (941) and Ponna (965).

Sumati Jñāna
(Chief Editor), Commemoration Volume in Honour of Acharya Sri 108 Sumatisagarji Maharaj, Muzaffarnagar (U.P.), 2007.

Sūrya Prabhā
(Chief Editor), Commemoration Volume in Honour of Acharya Sri 108 Suryasagarji Maharaj, Muzaffarnagar (U.P.), 2010.

 

Literary Journals Edited

Kannada Sahitya Parishat Patrike (Half Yearly), 1966.

Jivana (Monthly), 1969-75.

Sadhane (Quarterly), University Journal, 1977-78.

Theme Editor for Jinamanjari (USA, Canada), April 2000. 

 

Books for Children

Krishṇa Pāṇḍavaru, IBH Prakasana, Bangalore, 1971, 96 + iii pages. [Depicts Krishna's affection for the members of his family]

Mahākavi Ranna, IBH Prakasana, Bangalore, 1971, 1972, 52 pages. [Depicts the life and works of Mahākavi Ranna (950-1010 CE)]

Nāḍoja Pampa, IBH Prakasana, Bangalore, 1971, 1972, 54 pages. [Depicts life and works of Mahākavi Pampa (901-50), who is the greatest poet in Kannada literature]

Devarāyanadurga, IBH Prakasana, Bangalore, 1973, 48 pages. [Description of Devarayanadurga, a hill station and a pilgrimage centre] 

Bhima Bhakti Parīkshe, IBH Prakasana, Bangalore, 1979, 42 pages. [Kannada translation of Suguṇa Manjeśvar's English book depicting the deeds of Bhīma of the Mahābhārata]

Mahāvīra, Rāshtrotthana Sahitya prakasana, Bangalore, 1974, 48 pages. [Most famous and popular book on Mahāvīra. Translated into English, Marathi, and Hindi. With several reprints]

Basavappa Śāstri (with Padmaprasad, S.P.), Rashtrothana Parishat, 1975, 48 pages. [Biography of Basavappa Śāstri, who translated the Abhijñānaśākuntalam of Kālidāsa and Shakespeare’s Othello into Kannada]

Puṇyakoṭī, Adicumcanagiri Mahasamsthana, Adicumcanagiri, Mandya District, 2006, 100 pages. [Depicts the life of a cow which won the cruel heart of a tiger by its honesty. Richly illustrated with quality pictures].

 

Felicitation Volumes presented to Hampana

Paccetene (ed. Mahmood, T.K, Krishnaraya, S.M.), Uttara Kannada Jilla Sahitya Parishat, Bhaṭkaḷa. 1985, 102 pages. [Presented on the eve of Hampana's 50th Birthday, 15 articles]

Samkruti (eds. Prof. Lakkappa Gowda, Prof. Sukanya Maruti), Hampana Abhinandana Samiti, Bangalore, 1988, 316 + 16 pages. [Presented on the eve of Hampana’s 50th Birthday. 48 articles describing and assessing the importance of Hampana's works].

Samkarshaṇa (eds. Prof. Sanjiva Setty, Dr. Jnānānanda), Hampana Abhinandana Samiti, Bangalore, 1989, 368 + xxxii pages. [Presented on the 50th Birthday. 73 articles by different authors describing Hampana's works, life, administrative experience, teaching ability, organizing capacity etc.]

Bareha Bāgina (ed. Nāge S,H.V., Sahana Prakāśana), Sivamogga, 1996, 630 + xii pages. [Felicitation Volume presented on the eve of 60th year, in the presence of many writers at Dharwar. 70 Kannada articles by different authors on various subjects]

Hamgramthāvaḷi (ed. Dr. Tamiḷ Selvi, Smita Reddy), Sāhitya Samgama Mitrakuta, Bangalore, 1997, 132 + IX + 4 pages. Introduction by the popular writer Doḍḍaramgegowda.

Scholars Speak (ed. Prof. Nallur Prasad), Reception Committee, Bangalore 2006, 120 pages.  [Hampana's 70th Birthday]

Hampana Vāngmaya (eds. Dr. Byregowda, M, Satyanārāyana), B.R,, Bangalore, 2007, 224 pages. [Presented on the occasion of 70th Birthday. Contains a classified list and annotated bibliography of Hampana's complete Kannada works with brief note and review on each book] 

 

Biographies of Hampana

Dhīmamta Hampana by Nāgendrappa Dāginakaṭṭe, 1993, Svāti Prakaśana, Bangalore, 124 pages.

Sāhiti Sāhasi Hampana by Bāḷeśa Lākseṭṭy, Rāghavendra Prakaśan,Bangalore, 1994, 112 + 8 pages.

Hampana Krutigaḷu: Adhyayana, PhD thesis by Nagappa Calavadi, submitted to and awarded PhD from the Gulbarga University, 1995.

Source/Info

SVASTI - Essays in Honour of

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Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah
for his 75th birthday 7.10.2010

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Editor: Prof. Dr. Nalini Balbir.


Publisher: Dr. M. Byregowda
for
K.S. Muddappa Smaraka Trust
Krishnapuradoddi #119, 3rd Cross,
8th Main, Hampinagara
Bangalore - 560 104 Karnataka
Ph : 080-23409512
e-mail : baraha.ph[at]gmail.com
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Edition: 2010

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